Address by the Rt. Hon. President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari at the ceremony organized on the occasion of the Constitution Day and the National Day of Nepal, 2022

Rt. Hon’ble Vice President, Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister, Rt. Hon’ble Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon’ble Chairman of the National Assembly, Former President and Former Prime Ministers, Excellencies/Heads of Diplomatic Missions, and Spouses Dignitaries, Ladies and Gentlemen. We are celebrating the 8th Constitution Day and the National Day of Nepal today. Promulgation of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal on this day seven years ago marked the culmination of the decades of struggle and sacrifice of Nepali people. On this auspicious occasion, I am pleased to welcome you at the Office of the President. This Read More …

Right Honorable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari’s inaugural address to the Asia Regional Conference on International Law organized by Nepal International Law Society and Asian Society of International Law

Chairperson of the opening ceremony of this conference, Participating scholars, Our friends from the media, Ladies and gentlemen! I am greatly pleased to be invited to inaugurate this Asia- Regional Conference on International Law, jointly organized by the Nepal International Law Society and the Asian Society of International Law. It is indeed a matter of satisfaction today to be able to interact with the eminent scholars and enthusiasts of international law. I would like to extend a warm welcome to all the delegates who have come to Nepal from different countries to attend this conference and to all those who Read More …

Address by Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari at the Twelfth South Asian Regional Conference of Otolaryngologists (South Asian ENT Congress).

Honourable Minister of Health, Specialists and medical doctors, Delegates from different countries, Ladies and gentlemen! It is indeed an honour to welcome you and exchange my views with you at this South Asian Regional Conference of ENT experts and health professionals. On this occasion, I congratulate you in advance for the success of the conference; and express my special thanks to the organizers for bringing the conference back to Nepal after almost over a decade. I am pleased to see this important conference, which is of special significance for enhancing your professional skills, being hosted in Nepal. In the past Read More …

Address by the Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari at the unveiling ceremony of the MahaKaruna Buddha statue made of white jade stone at Gautam Buddha International Airport, Lumbini.

I would like to express my happiness and greetings at the unveiling ceremony of the statue of MahaKaruna Buddha at the premises of the Gautam Buddha International Airport in Lumbini, the holy birthplace of Gautama Buddha, known as the fountain of world peace. I would like to thank the Lumbini Garden Foundation and all the partners involved in the installation of the Lord Buddha Statue made up of precious metal at this airport, which is also one of the projects of national pride. Our country Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the founder of world peace. We all Nepali Read More …

Address of the Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari on the occasion of courtesy visit by domestic and foreign cricketers and officials

Member-Secretary of the National Sports Council, Renowned domestic and foreign sportspersons, Sports journalists, Civil servants, Ladies and gentlemen, I am happy to welcome the famous players of the cricket world to the Rastrapati Bhawan on the occasion of the commencement of Everest Premier League (EPL), an important professional cricket competition of Nepal starting from tomorrow. Nepal’s gradual success in cricket in recent years is remarkable. Competitions like the EPL run by the private sector have made a significant contribution to the development of Nepali cricket. I would like to wish in advance the success of the EPL. Cricket is a Read More …

Text of the Address delivered by Rt. Hon. President on the occasion of Reception hosted in honour of the Heads of Missions and their spouses to mark the National Day and Constitution Day of Nepal

Rt. Hon. Vice-President, Rt.Hon. Acting Prime Minister, Rt.Hon. Acting Chief Justice, Rt. Hon. Speaker, Dignitaries, Excellencies/Heads of Missions and Spouses, Ladies and Gentlemen   It is a matter of pleasure for me to welcome you all at the Office of the President to mark the Second Anniversary of the promulgation of the Constitution of Nepal. The Constitution Day is being celebrated with special programs both in the country and abroad as National Day. The Constitution of Nepal is the culmination of aspirations and relentless struggle of the people of Nepal for democracy, freedom of speech, fundamental rights, people’s sovereignty, human Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Message on the Occasion of International Day of Older Persons 2016

On the occasionof 26thInternational Day of Older Persons (IDOP), I express my hearty good wishes to the respected senior citizens living at home and abroadfor theirhappiness, peace, good health, and long life. Amid different programs, the Day is being celebrated across the country with the slogan “Take a Stand Against Ageism,” thereby challenging all discriminations against older people. The young generation should be ready to take lessons from the experiences of senior citizens and take inspirations from their contributions. Being able to do this shall be considered a true respect to senior citizens. In line with this spirit, the present Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at the Inauguration Ceremony of Biodiversity Educational Garden Godawari, Lalitpur

Honorable Ministers His Excellency Mr Richard Morris the British Ambassador to Nepal The office bearers of the Government of Nepal and National Botanical Garden Ladies and Gentlemen! It is a matter of immense delight that, on the happy occasion of the completion of the 200th year of diplomatic relations between Nepal and the United Kingdom, a Biodiversity Educational Garden has been constructed in the National Botanical Garden which itself was established fifty-four years ago in this Godawari area of clement weather, religious and cultural importance at the foothills of naturally beautiful and holy Fulchokee Mountain.  Thanking all the contributors in Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at the Main Event of 66th Anniversary of Public Service Commission

Right Honorable Prime Minister Honorable Chairperson of the State Management Committee Members of Public Service Commission Civil Servants Ladies and Gentlemen! Participating in the program organized on the occasion of the 66th Anniversary of Public Service Commission (PSC), I am delighted to point out the usefulness, achievement and contribution of this glorious constitutional body. The serious responsibilities of this constitutional body remains vital to materialize the dreams and future plans of federal democratic republic of  Nepal for  a just , affluent, and socially and financially strong country; In this context, the dignity of such a program remains more aggrandized. The Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at National Children’s Day 2016 Organized by Ministry of Women, Children, Social Welfare

Honorable Minister Honorable Minister of State Honorable Members of Parliament Dear Children Personalities being felicitated today Ladies and Gentlemen! I am very delighted to participate in the main event of National Children’s Day 2016 organized by the Ministry of Women Children and Social Welfare and to address the nation’s invaluable assets and bases of the future, our dear children residing in and outside the country. It is a matter of pride for all Nepalese that the Constitution of Nepal promulgated last year has provisioned many fundamental rights for children, thereby serving their best interests. On the occasion of this year’s Read More …